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Function of Juries &Jury Nullification | 08 Jul 2014

-Jury Nullification Can Protect against Unjust Sentencing

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Jurors have the right and the power to conscientiously acquit through jury nullification for any reason they believe will deliver a just verdict. Sometimes they do this because they think the offense should not be illegal, but there are also other reasons they may feel moved to acquit even though a law has technically been […]

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Function of Juries &Jury Nullification | 19 Apr 2014

-Tallahassee Paper Supports Unanimous Jury Verdicts for Death Sentences

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While Florida requires a unanimous vote of jurors to convict a defendant of a death-eligible, capital offense, (a) the jurors’ role in determining whether the defendant is put to death or sentenced to life without parole is only ADVISORY and can be overruled by a single judge, and (b) that recommendation is made based on […]

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